Superman Supacomic #81

Published
May 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
20 cents or 2/-
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Introducing the Future Superman of 2966 (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Introducing the future Superman of 2966: His secret identity is Klar Ken T-5477, Reporter for the Daily Inter-Planetary News!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181 (November 1965)

Notes

Cover text and story title changed to '66 to match the reprint's publication year.

Show/hide 1. The Superman of 2966 (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181 (November 1965)
 (The Superman of 2965)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #168 ([August 1973?])
 (The Superman of 2465)
 
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([June 1979])
 (The Superman of 2465)
Show/hide 2. The Menace of Gold Kryptonite (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #179 (August 1965)
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #36 (May 1983)

Notes

"Tales of Kryptonite No. 4"

Show/hide 3. Private Kent, the Fighting Marine (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #179 (August 1965)
Show/hide 4. Cap's Hobby Center (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I would like a model destroyer!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Fact

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "I would like a model destroyer!"

Show/hide 5. The Block-Buster Invasion of Gotham City (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #345 (November 1965)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (KGM, 1976 series) #131 (March 1976)
Show/hide 6. Cap's Hobby Center (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm sure your son will enjoy the model kit!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Fact

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "I'm sure your son will enjoy the model kit!"

Show/hide 7. The Crime-Boss Who was Always One Step Ahead of Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #344 (October 1965)
Show/hide 8. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Going camping, Pete?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Going camping, Pete?

Show/hide 9. The Magic Genie (The Magic Genie) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Now to make my Magic Genie appear."

Featuring

Feature
The Magic Genie
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Now to make my Magic Genie appear."

Show/hide 10. Krypto's Super-Movie Stunts (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125 (December 1965)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #125 (December 1965)
Krypto's Super-Movie Stunts!
Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #176 (April-May 1976)
Show/hide 11. Cap's Hobby Center (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 1 page

"Give me the Aurora Frankenstein Monster kit!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Fact

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Give me the Aurora Frankenstein Monster kit!"

Show/hide 12. Starfinger Part 2: Starfinger Against the Legion (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
John Forte, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #335 (August 1965)
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #67 (December 1985)
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)

Notes

Cover text and story title changed to '66 to match the reprint's publication year.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 826

Entry created

  • 09/12/2003

Cover added

  • 28/12/2003

Index completed

  • 09/12/2003

Last updated

  • 09/07/2009